October 2013 report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

 The report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution22/23, in which the Council extended the mandate of the Special Rapporteur for the second time. Presented to the UN General Assembly in October 2013.

The present report does not detail all of the violations of human rights in the country reported to the Special Rapporteur, but does provide an overview of the prevailing human rights situation, with a focus on systemic issues that pose obstacles to the ability of the Islamic Republic of Iran to comply with its international human rights obligations.

READ FULL REPORT IN ENGLISH

READ THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC’S REPLY